ETHNOBOTANY PROJECT (2015-PRESENT)
Team: Bush, C., Renfrew, B., Ksor, R., Ksor, V., Siu, X.
Title: Medicinal and Food Plant Uses of Montagnard Communities in Greensboro, North Carolina
Brief: Medicinal and Food Plant Use of Montagnard Communities in Greensboro, North Carolina. Survey of Montagnard gardens with identification of plants used for food and medicine.
Community investment and desired outcomes:
- Only known ethnobotanical survey of Montagnard communities either in Vietnam or in the United States and includes vouchered specimens.
- News Catherine Bush co-authors research presented at 2019 North American Refugee Health Conference, E-Net News, Elon University, (Jun 2019)
- Morrison, S., Renfrew B. (Apr 2018). Sustainable Futures: Sustaining Montagnard Cultural Knowledge through Ethnobotany, Oral History and Community Health. Society for Applied Anthropology annual conference, Philadelphia. Panel discussion presentation.
- Bush, C., Renfrew, B., Ksor, V. (Jun 2019). An Analysis of the Ethnobotanical Knowledge of Indigenous Tribes of Vietnam (the Montagnards) Now Living in Greensboro, NC, USA. North American Refugee Health Conference, Toronto, Canada